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  • Thu
    19
    May
    2022

    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - National Tour

    7:30 pmGertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts

    Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

    Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, BEAUTIFUL has a book by and Tony® Award-nominee and Academy® Award-nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and took home two 2014 Tony® Awards and a 2015 Grammy® Award.

    BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical is recommended for ages 10 and up. There is no foul language, but there is talk about the use of drugs. 

    For assistance related to a disability, contact Jennifer Pardoe: jgpardoe@olemiss.edu | 662-915-7411